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GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL v HARIS

Fitness to Practise - Sexual offences - Test to be applied - Meaning of sexual motivation - Sexual assault - Touching

[2021] Med LR Plus 3

GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL v X

Fitness to practise - Sexual misconduct - Judicial review - Publication of Medical Practitioners Tribunal decision - ECHR article 2 right to life - GMC appeal against sanction - GMC Sanctions Guidance

[2021] Med LR Plus 5

TOOMBES (A PROTECTED PARTY WHO SUES BY HER MOTHER AND LITIGATION FRIEND, TOOMBES) v MITCHELL (SUED IN HIS OWN RIGHT AND AS A PARTNER IN, AND ON BEHALF OF ALL THE PARTNERS IN THE HAWTHORN MEDICAL PRACTICE)

Clinical negligence – Preliminary issue – Wrongful conception and birth – Congenital spinal cord defect and disability – Whether liability under Congenital Disabilities (Civil Liability) Act 1976, section 1 or common law – Whether no cause of action as one for wrongful life.

[2021] Med LR Plus 8

ISMAIL v JOYCE

Clinical negligence – Breach of duty – Witness evidence.

[2021] Med LR Plus 10

IN THE MATTER OF X (A CHILD) (NO 2) A NHS TRUST v X

Children – Medical treatment – Blood transfusions – Best interests – Gillick competence – Capacity – Autonomy – Treatment against a child’s religious beliefs – Effect of section 8 of the Family Law Reform Act 1969 – Whether the child’s decision should be determinative – Orders to cover expected future medical crises.

[2021] Med LR Plus 11

REDDY v GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL

General Medical Council – Fitness to Practise proceedings – Dishonesty – Whether serious procedural irregularities – Assessment of credibility – Sufficiency of reasoning in determination – Whether bias on part of Tribunal.

[2021] Med LR Plus 13